Apple iOS < 12.4.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 145550

Synopsis

The version of Apple iOS running on the mobile device is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Apple iOS running on the mobile device is prior to 12.4.9. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including the following:

- A logic issue existed in the handling of Group FaceTime calls. The issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in iOS 12.4.9. A user may send video in Group FaceTime calls without knowing that they have done so. (CVE-2020-27929)

- A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved input validation. Processing a maliciously crafted font may lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2020-27930)

- A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. (CVE-2020-27932)

- A memory initialization issue was addressed. A malicious application may be able to disclose kernel memory. (CVE-2020-27950)

Solution

Upgrade to Apple iOS version 12.4.9 or later

See Also

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211940

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145550

File Name: apple_ios_1249_check.nbin

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Published: 1/29/2021

Updated: 5/24/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-27932

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os

Required KB Items: mdm/dependency/unlocked

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/5/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/5/2020

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 5/3/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-27929, CVE-2020-27930, CVE-2020-27932, CVE-2020-27950

APPLE-SA: HT211940, APPLE-SA-2020-11-05-2